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Return to Yekaterinburg

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 1999 | ISBN: 9780520222045
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927100 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0025
Return to Yekaterinburg

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This chapter examines the changes that occurred in Russia after the outbreak. It discusses the United States' uneasiness about Russian instability, and then looks at the author's return to Yekaterinburg, where she talked about her research on the anthrax epidemic. The chapter reviews the continued secrecy surrounding Compound 19 and her information sources, and, finally, describes her visit to Hospital 40.

Keywords: Russian instability; anthrax epidemic; Compound 19; information sources; Hospital 40

Chapter.  4973 words. 

Subjects: Medical Anthropology

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